Bachelor of Science (Nanotechnology)

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Prerequisites

Biomedical nanotechnology: SACE stage two chemistry or equivalent. Quantum nanostructures: SACE stage two chemistry, physics and mathematical methods or equivalent

Assumed knowledge

None

2019 selection rank

70.00

Guaranteed selection rank

70.00

TAFElink

Certificate IV or above

Adjustment factors available

Yes

SATAC code

234331

Delivery mode
On campus:
  • – Bedford Park
Online: No.
Duration

3 years full-time
(or part-time equivalent)
Deferrable: Yes

Annual indicative fee
Start dates
  • – March
  • – July

Small science. Big ideas.

There’s no one definition for ‘nanotechnology,’ but we like to think of it as the organisation and manipulation of molecules to form new and useful structures. It involves knowledge from chemistry, physics, biology and materials science. Since atoms make up everything on Earth—from the composition of our own bodies to the food we eat and the energy we consume—nanotechnology has huge implications for our future. Nanotechnology touches many aspects of our everyday lives, such as particles used to make sunscreen transparent or to control the slow release of drugs.